News of Note—The Chicago Cubs, Comcast and Viacom

News of note
Viacom has reportedly asked CBS to sweeten its remerger bid by $2.8 billion. (Pixabay)

Here are the stories we're following today:

> The Chicago Cubs organization is teaming up with Comcast on a new, multiyear technology and marketing partnership that will provide Wi-Fi, video and voice services at Wrigley Field. Daily Herald article

> Viacom has reportedly asked CBS to sweeten its remerger bid by $2.8 billion, which would amount to about a $2 billion premium over Viacom’s current market value. FierceVideo article

> Some 12% of consumers 18 to 34 years old, a group that accounts for 53% of U.S. adults, subscribe to an internet-delivered pay TV service such as Sling TV and DirecTV Now, according to new data from Leichtman Research Group. TV Technology article

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